Superior Block Corporation/Besser Company

Superior Block builds the World TradeCenter

Securing the contract to produce the 1.7 million concrete masonry units for the new World Trade Center (WTC) was a true honor for Superior Block Corporation of Brooklyn, New York. Company founder and President, Connie Cincotta, shared that this is the third time in her family’s history that they have provided units for the WTC. Ajax Block, the company owned by her father, manufactured the block when the World Trade Center was first built. When it was rocked by an explosion in the 1990s, the building was once again reconstructed using concrete masonry units from Ajax.

Then came 9/11 and the...

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